Parkin - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

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Parkin - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

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Ingredients: Parkin - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

Makes a 1 lb cake

6 oz / 175 g wholemeal flour

2 oz / 50 g butter

2 oz / 50 g medium oatmeal

3 oz / 75 g molasses

2 oz / 50 g chopped dates

2 oz / 50 g chopped figs

1 egg, beaten

1 teaspoon ground ginger

2 fl oz / 50 ml milk

salt to taste

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Instructions: Parkin - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

  • Rub the butter into the flour.
  • Then mix in the molasses, ginger and the chopped fruit.
  • Mix in the oatmeal and beaten egg.
  • Mix in enough milk to form a stiff batter.
  • Pour into a greased and lined bread tin.
  • Bake in a preheated oven, gas mark 5, 375F, 190C for one and a half hours, or until done ( check with a skewer ).
  • Turn out to cool on a wire rack.